CERC Seminar Series by Professor Fazal Rizvi

Professor Fazal Rizvi is visiting the Faculty during March 15-29, 2015 under the Faculty Visitor Scheme. His office is in Room 408, Runme Shaw Building, HKU and he can be reached at 2859 2520.

Born in India, Professor Fazal Rizvi was educated in India, Australia and the UK, and is currently a Professor in Global Studies in Education at the University of Melbourne and an Emeritus Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the USA. He is also a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and a board member of the Asia Education Foundation. He has published extensively on issues of identity and culture in transnational contexts, theories of globalization and education policy and more recently Indian higher education. His books include Globalizing Education Policy (Routledge 2010). His selected papers have recently been published under the title, Encountering Education in the Global (Routledge 2014).

During his visit, Professor Rizvi will deliver two CERC seminars:

Seminar 1

Title:  Re-imagining Educational Aims in an Era of Globalization

Date: March 23, 2015 (Monday) 

Time: 14:20 – 16:15 

Venue: Room 203, Runme Shaw Building, HKU

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Seminar 2

Title:  Australian Policy Responses to the Rise of Asian Higher Education

Date: March 27, 2015 (Friday) 

Time: 14:00 – 16:00 

Venue: Room 203, Runme Shaw Building, HKU

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